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Dr. Suni K Akbar

Diplomate of National Board (DNB) in Pediatrics, Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (2008), Diploma in Child Health (DCH), Govt. Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram (2006), Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery (MBBS), Govt. Medical College, Thrissur (1998)

Specialist Pediatrician

Work Experience

  • Dr Suni K Akbar has over 14 years of extensive experience in clinical care, teaching and research of Pediatrics.
  • Prior joining Zulekha Hospital she worked as Senior Consultant in Pediatrics at KIMS Al-Shifa Specialty Hospital, Perinthalmanna, India. She did her specialization from Government Medical College and had been practicing with leading multi-specialty hospitals in Kerala, India. She also served as Assistant Professor in the Department of Pediatric Nephrology at Government Medical College, Thiruvananthapuram, India.
  • Dr Suni has vast experience as a Consultant and Professor in treating pediatric diseases and counseling parents.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Malayalam
  • Hindi

Special Interests

  • General Pediatrics with special focus on Pediatric Infectious Diseases, Pediatric Nephrology and Preventive Pediatrics
  • Health education and counselling to parents

Research / Publications

  • Shaffi FK, Zarin P, Tom W, Praseeda C, Serin K, Suni KA, Althaf A. Population-level hypertension control rate in India: A systematic review and meta-analysis of community based non-interventional studies, 2001-2020. doi: https://doi.org/10.1101/2022.04.09.22273638 (PREPRINT
  • Althaf A, Retheesh KH, Suni KA. Effectiveness of Basic Life Support Skill Training Package for Medical Interns in a Teaching Hospital in Kerala. Indian J Applied Res. 2020 Oct 10; 10: doe: 10.36106/ijar
  • Retheesh KH, Althaf A, Princy S, Suni KA. Profile of Patients Receiving Palliative Home Care in an Urban Primary Health Unit in Thiruvananthapuram – Kerala, India. International J. Scientific Res. 2020 Oct | 9; 10
  • Althaf A, Suni KA. Clinico-epidemiological profile of patients attending ART Clinics in Kerala, South India. International J. Scientific Res. 2017 Sep; 6 (9): 116-118
  • Suni KA, Althaf A, Anoop Lal, Lalitha Kailas. Clinico-immunological Profile of Juvenile Idiopathic Arthritis in children attending SAT Hospital, Trivandrum. Academic Med. J 2015 July 3(3):85-88
  • Retheesh KH, Althaf A, Suni KA, Mathew JV, Puhalenthi K. Effectiveness of RNTCP – DOT Providers: A Cross Sectional Study in Kerala. EJBPS. 2015 2; 4.
  • Suni KA, Althaf A, Anoop Lal, A Santhosh Kumar. Use of Nasal Continuous Positive Airway Pressure as a mode of Respiratory Support in Newborns at SAT Hospital, Trivandrum. Kerala Med. J 2011 April; 4(2):22-5
  • Althaf A, Sarosh Kumar KK, Suni KA, M Umarul Farook. Study on Scrub Typhus cases reported in a Tertiary Care Hospital. Kerala Med. J 2008 Dec; 1 (4):11-14